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Meet the new Walleye Daniel Leavens

Meet the new Walleye Daniel Leavens

Daniel is a 6’1”,200 pound forward from Toronto, Ontario obtained by the Walleye via trade with Wichita. He played four years at Robert Morris University, and split last season between Wheeling, Allen and Rapid City in the ECHL. We caught up with Daniel for a quick Q-and-A session. 

 

Q: Who was your favorite hockey player growing up?

A: “When I was a kid, my favorite player was Pavel Datsyuk. He was so skilled offensively but he was also extremely solid defensively.”

 

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Walleye announce season-ending roster

Walleye announce season-ending roster

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Walleye have announced its season-ending roster from the 2017-18 season. Information on season-ending rosters follows the list of players. The forwards are: Alden Hirschfeld, AJ Jenks, Tyler Barnes, Kyle Bonis, Colin Jacobs, Charlie O’Connor, Christian Hilbrich, Shane Berschbach, Connor Crisp, Mike Embach, Austen Brassard and Dane Walters. The listed defensemen are: Beau Schmitz, Trevor Hamilton, Parker Reno, Ryan Obuchowski, Kevin Lohan, Simon Denis and Jamie Doornbosch.

 

Season-ending rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-ending rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 201...

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Walleye News and Notes

Brooms out against Indy: In a series that was close (three games decided by a goal) the Walleye took care of Indy in short order, posting the first-ever sweep in Toledo Walleye history. The last time a Toledo team swept a team out the playoffs was in the 2006 Kelly Cup Playoffs when the then Toledo Storm defeated the Johnstown Chiefs three games to none in a best of five series.

Winning series: With its win over Indy, Toledo has won at least a round in the playoffs in three of the last four years. In 2015, Toledo advanced...

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To the editor: Toledo is at the top of the ECHL

To the editor: Toledo is at the top of the ECHL

ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna penned a Letter to the Editor, dedicated to Toledo Walleye fans, in the April 11 edition of The Blade.

As the Com­mis­sioner of the ECHL, we rec­og­nize some­thing spe­cial is hap­pen­ing in Toledo. Dur­ing my vis­its to your city, I have ex­pe­ri­enced first­hand the in­cred­i­ble Wall­eye fan­dom. It is elec­tric!

Con...

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